Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Faux Headboard Art

Finally Something!!!!

So I have gone several years with out a headboard, or anything as a matter of fact, above my bed. It has been driving me crazy so I finally decided to do something! My mom & I spent an afternoon working on this...

Items needed:
PVC or Particle Board
Quilting Batting
Staple Gun
Saw Tooth Hangers

Cut your fabric (if it's is print I would recommend lining it up as best as possible!) and place your batting underneath, tuck around the corners and staple! That's it.... attach saw tooth hangers, and hang.

I purchased my PVC board at Home Depot, they will cut it for you.
The dimensions I used are... H 30 in x W 18 in.

I am in L.O.V.E. with this print fabric, it is on my dishes and various places throughout my place. It is burlap so it's a little bit thicker, and it was pretty expensive (even on sale) Eeeek!

The options are endless on this project. You could choose your own size, fabric, colors, solids, prints. You could even add ribbons or buttons, or do a combination of solids and prints...


  1. This is so pretty. :) Where did you get the fabric?

  2. This is so pretty. I love the colors in your room.

    I'm featuring a tutorial on toilet paper roll napkin rings tomorrow. I'd love it if you stopped by!

  3. I stumbled onto your blog from JAG and about fell over. Im about to re-do my bedroom with this exact print but cant decide on what color scheme or how to do it and I saw this and LOVE it. What kind of curtains do you have if you dont mind me asking?

  4. I'm stopping by from New Friend Friday! I love your blog. It's so cute!

    If you have the chance, feel free to check out my blog and let me know what you think :-)


  5. Came by to say hi from New Friend Friday. Would love for you to sail by and follow back. Happy Easter!

  6. That looks great. I am going to show my SIL. She has been looking for headboard idea. Thank you for sharing.

  7. Oh my word!! that is EXACTLY what I have planned for my room!! I love it! ;) I plan on wrapping stretched canvas ... (lighter) I have the canvas just need to take time in the fabric store !! Too fun!

  8. PS... Many of my friends are WSU grads! (from a LONG time ago!) ;) I was at CWU and dropped 1/2 way through (bad me!) =)

  9. Just wanted to let you know I gave you an award over at my blog! http://kenziehand.blogspot.com/2010/04/sunshine-award.html

  10. I LOVE that fabric!! I really need to start doing stuff with fabric. So pretty!

  11. Ooh, this is nice! That fabric is super classy. Thanks for telling me to check this out!